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2009 Results: Newport News, Virginia

This town report includes all data submitted to the town and to all postal codes associated with the town.

Other years: 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012


Species [taxonomic]
[alphabetic]
Number of Birds   Number of Checklists
Reporting the Species
Snow Goose 2       1      
Canada Goose 158       18      
Mute Swan 2       1      
Tundra Swan 2       1      
Wood Duck 5       1      
Gadwall 2       1      
American Wigeon 10       2      
Mallard 155       13      
Canvasback 1       1      
Ring-necked Duck 75       1      
Bufflehead 31       4      
Hooded Merganser 11       3      
Red-breasted Merganser 6       1      
Ruddy Duck 62       3      
Wild Turkey 1       1      
Common Loon 1       1      
Double-crested Cormorant 43       11      
Great Cormorant 6       1      
Brown Pelican 13       4      
Great Blue Heron 18       11      
Great Egret 4       2      
Snowy Egret 4       4      
Black Vulture 27       7      
Turkey Vulture 22       11      
Bald Eagle 2       2      
Sharp-shinned Hawk 4       3      
Cooper's Hawk 1       1      
Red-shouldered Hawk 1       1      
Red-tailed Hawk 3       3      
American Kestrel 2       2      
Merlin 1       1      
Peregrine Falcon 3       1      
Laughing Gull 9       1      
Ring-billed Gull 247       10      
Herring Gull 283       5      
Great Black-backed Gull 20       1      
Forster's Tern 1       1      
Rock Pigeon 28       6      
Mourning Dove 228       51      
Monk Parakeet 9       1      
Belted Kingfisher 4       4      
Red-headed Woodpecker 3       3      
Red-bellied Woodpecker 32       24      
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker 3       3      
Downy Woodpecker 43       35      
Hairy Woodpecker 9       6      
Northern Flicker 9       6      
Pileated Woodpecker 2       1      
Blue Jay 83       31      
American Crow 64       16      
Carolina Chickadee 122       56      
Tufted Titmouse 89       39      
Red-breasted Nuthatch 5       4      
White-breasted Nuthatch 12       11      
Brown Creeper 4       3      
Carolina Wren 136       41      
House Wren 2       1      
Golden-crowned Kinglet 2       1      
Ruby-crowned Kinglet 6       6      
Eastern Bluebird 1       1      
Hermit Thrush 5       5      
American Robin 116       38      
Gray Catbird 2       1      
Northern Mockingbird 22       17      
Brown Thrasher 17       15      
European Starling 299       33      
Cedar Waxwing 7       1      
Common Yellowthroat 1       1      
Pine Warbler 4       4      
Yellow-rumped Warbler 22       10      
Eastern Towhee 23       18      
Chipping Sparrow 2       1      
Seaside Sparrow 3       1      
Fox Sparrow 1       1      
Song Sparrow 34       17      
Swamp Sparrow 2       1      
White-throated Sparrow 149       30      
White-crowned Sparrow 32       3      
Dark-eyed Junco 254       42      
Northern Cardinal 283       57      
Red-winged Blackbird 376       21      
Rusty Blackbird 27       3      
Common Grackle 1,207       38      
Boat-tailed Grackle 1       1      
Brown-headed Cowbird 166       10      
Baltimore Oriole 5       1      
Purple Finch 29       13      
House Finch 177       38      
Pine Siskin 3       1      
American Goldfinch 313       33      
House Sparrow 131       30      
Total 5,847             

A total of 91 species were reported.

See a summary for Virginia.

This report was updated 15-Jan-2013 09:05 ET.